bed bug conferences

Stop Bedbugs DC Summit!

March 30, 2009

Jessica Kevan has photos and a recap of the Stop Bedbugs DC! summit here: Stop Bedbugs DC Summit a Huge Success. Check it out!

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Stop Bedbugs DC — tomorrow!

March 26, 2009

Stop Bedbugs DC is tomorrow. As Renee Corea says in her post Leadership and hope: Stop Bedbugs DC on the New York vs. Bed Bugs blog, If you care about bed bugs in the District, this is the only ticket in town on Friday. As Renee also notes, Consider that agenda for a moment. Anything […]

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Two big upcoming bed bug events in Wasington D.C.; also: New York City, Department of Veterans Affairs

March 17, 2009

We’ve previously mentioned the upcoming EPA bed bug summit on April 14-15 and the upcoming Washington DC bed bug summit on March 27. We now refer you to New York vs. Bed Bugs, where Renee has compiled all the details and links on the EPA National Bed Bug Summit (4/14-4/15) and Stop Bed Bugs DC […]

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New PCT podcast with Dr. Michael Potter

June 13, 2008

The following podcast from PCT features an interview with Dr. Michael Potter. Potter discusses the the increased awareness about bed bugs (a good thing), the discomfort and stress experienced by bed bug sufferers, the need for Pest Control Operators to “do bed bugs” well. He also discusses the upcoming PCT bed bug seminars where he […]

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PCTOnline on its bed bug seminar last week

August 14, 2007

PCTOnline has an interesting article on the bed bug seminar it held in NYC last week. We previously posted about Sarah Ferguson’s take. But this article gives you the PCO’s angle, and more detail. For example, the warning from Dr. Michael Potter resounds even louder (and scarier) with more detail: “If there is a classic […]

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“We have to have a bed bug state of mind,” says Michael Potter at Bed Bug Control Seminar yesterday

August 8, 2007

Yesterday, there was a Bed Bug Control Seminar, sponsored by Pest Control Technology magazine, and held in the Park Central Hotel, Manhattan. Journalist Sarah Ferguson dropped me an email to let me know that her Village Voice article on the seminar was up, here. As expected, the bed bug news is not good: “We have […]

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Second Greater Boston Bed Bug Conference

June 14, 2007

I was able to go to the Second Greater Boston Bed Bug Conference yesterday, June 13, 2007. The sub-title was “Extermination and Legislation.” There were many people there, maybe 100 or more, from diverse areas such as government, public housing, inspection services, senior services, property managers and exterminators. They even had live bedbugs attending, freshly-caught […]

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And so, it gets worse: bed bugs on the move

June 7, 2007

A news round-up for today: This article in the Quad-Cities Online reported yesterday on bed bug infestations in a public housing complex in East Moline, Illinois. The reporter quotes one resident who has been battling bed bugs since fall. “I work too. My tax dollars are going to support places like this (government run low-income […]

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Apartment Managers attend bed bug conference in Cincinnati

April 26, 2007

We often hear from Bedbuggers in Cincinnati. Pest Control Technology Online reports of a recent bed bug conference in the region, called “Bed Bug University,” with 200 attendees (50 of them pest control professionals). The attendees were encouraged to hire PCOs to deal with infestations and inspections of other units. Entomologists including Michael Potter of […]

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